It gets worse, I have been unable to access needed and ongoing health appointments for over 2 years, unless out of desperation I give up the food shopping to go. I have panic attacks due to the stress am living under, I have spinal injuries and cannot propel my wheelchair and now also incontinent. I have been waiting for secondary care for over 18 months for possible ptsd which I cannot access when housebound and had a mental health nurse monitoring me the whole time.
I am in tears again as the social worker when asked again about help to get to appointments has said this morning on the phone that I am not their problem it is up to the NHS now, yet the NHS say I am a social work problem not theirs because I cannot go by hospital transport and just be left. Yet accessing appointments was always part of my package for years.
Is this what is expected now that you go alone, be left, pee yourself in public as cannot get to a toilet and then sit in it for the several hours you can be left before taken home? Do I sit in tears and then eventually panic in public and end throwing myself down a set of stairs? What the hells teeth has this country come to? I have no relatives or anyone who can help either.